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Global Studies as if Reality Mattered: Globalizing Education in the Anthropocene to Build Global Competence and Resilience

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe. (John Muir 1911) Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away. (Philip K. Dick; Peter Viereck) … Continue reading

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Fascinating presentations at the Kentucky Honors Roundtable (KHR) at Morehead State University (MSU) on February 21/22, 2014

From left to right: Nick Rabold, Trip Carpenter, Rachel Hoge, Becky Thieman, Anna Beth Gillon, Allison Feikes, Dr. Leslie Baylis, Ben Conniff, Caitlynn Oberhausen, Clarice Esch, Wolfgang Brauner (not in the picture: Hannah Brantley) We very much enjoyed the Kentucky … Continue reading

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Race and Democracy in the Age of Obama – A Lecture by Dr. Cornel West

Justice is what love looks like in public. (Cornel West) Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear one of the leading African American intellectuals. Cornel West is a scholar, activist, self-described democratic intellectual, and an exceptionally eloquent and engaging speaker. … Continue reading

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STEM Scholarships for Entering Freshmen

Deadline: Wed, Jan 15, 2014 Apply now The Biotechnology S-STEM Program at WKU provides scholarships of up to $10,000 as well as academic and career assistance to selected participants. Incoming freshmen and transfer students with majors in agriculture, biology, biochemistry, … Continue reading

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How to Write an Abstract

This would also be great practice to write a proposal for your capstone project Ever wonder what an abstract is and how to write one? This workshop covers the parts of an abstract, how to write concisely, and how to … Continue reading

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Office of Scholar Development (OSD): Upcoming Info Session & Scholarship Deadlines

Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship Information Session The SMART Scholarship pays for tuition and education-related fees and provides a stipend of $25,000 – $41,000, depending on prior educational experience, paid summer internships, a health insurance reimbursement allowance, … Continue reading

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WKU Honors College Student, Paul Fleischmann, Awarded EPA Greater Research Opportunity Fellowship

Paul Fleischmann, a WKU chemistry and biology major from Crestwood and a 2012 graduate of the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky, was one of 40 students nationwide awarded a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Greater Research Opportunity Fellowship. … Continue reading

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Study Abroad Fair

Date:  Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 Time:  10am – 3pm Location:  MMTH Lobby Learn how you can set yourself apart by participating in an international education program. Representatives and faculty leaders of numerous programs will be available to answer your questions and share program … Continue reading

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Do you have big dreams and/or like money?

Upcoming opportunities in September and beyond OSD Tea: Mon, Sep 9, 7.30-9am Get FREE donuts, FREE tea, and a FREE chat with Ms. Kirby-Stokes to set-up your appointment to discuss all the great scholarships you will be able to apply … Continue reading

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Office of Scholar Development (OSD) Day of Workshops

Day of Workshops provides an opportunity for students to quickly learn about different national scholarships programs and application processes with the Office of Scholar Development advisors: Dr. Audra Jennings, Ms. Cheryl Kirby-Stokes, and Dr. Melinda Grimsley-Smith. On Thu, Sep 12, 9-4, … Continue reading

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